Archive for September 2017

The IEOR department is currently hiring for tenure-track faculty positions

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) at the University of California, Berkeley is now hiring for at least one tenure-track faculty position in the department. The full job description can be viewed here or below. University of California, Berkeley Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and College of Engineering Faculty Position(s) in Stochastics…

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New York Times showcases AUTOLAB research on robot grasping

Today, the New York Times featured research being conducted at the UC Berkeley Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering (AUTOLAB) led by IEOR Professor Ken Goldberg. AUTOLAB is breaking new ground in the area of robot grasping by helping robots teach themselves to reliably grasp irregularly-shaped objects that they have never encountered before. The robot uses a neural network to analyze a…

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Announcing the new FinTech concentration for master of engineering students

The UC Berkeley Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership has just announced a new concentration for IEOR master of engineering students focused on financial technology (FinTech). The concentration will help meet the large and growing demand for FinTech workers in banking, consulting, and technology companies. The FinTech concentration equips students with skills in machine learning and data analytics…

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Announcing the 2017 Grassi and Marshall-Oliver-Rosenberger (MOR) Fellows

The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) has just announced the Grassi and Marshall-Oliver-Rosenberger fellows for 2017. Grassi Fellow Yonatan Mintz has been named the Grassi Fellow. Yonatan is a fifth year PhD candidate in UC Berkeley IEOR working with assistant professor Anil Aswani. Yonatan’s research focuses on using stochastic optimization and machine learning techniques to create…

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